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2018 Audi A3

MPG

City 22 - 26 MPG Hwy 30 - 35 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.9 (out of 5)
Value 4.6
Exterior 4.8
Interior 4.8
Comfort 4.9
Performance 4.9
Reliability 5
*****
I adore this car

by joanne liz from Scarsdale,New York | September 20, 2019

I was a BMW driver...328i coupe and 330i sedan. This car blows them all away. I AM ABLE TO USE REGULAR GAS!!! This is huge...a big savings and yet the car has strong get up and go. The tech on the car is amazing and so well thought out. I love the small size of the car. Just a perfect car!

*****
Luxury feel, sports-car drive, elegant cockpit

by todda from Boca Raton, FL | January 22, 2019

A dream to drive. The cockpit is one of the best-laid out, most comfortable, elegant looking, and intelligently engineered. The drive is as smooth as you expect from a high-end luxury car but handles like a sports car. Can't comment on long-term reliability yet, but can say it is beyond a pleasure to drive.

*****
Audi A3 Premium is better than I thought

by Geneelder from San Juan, TX | December 31, 2018

This car met all my needs. Good leg room in the back for a small car. Excellent gas mileage and extremely comfortable with more amenities than you would expect at the price point.

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2018 Audi A3 Overview

Audi's entry-level A3 line received a mild update for the 2017 model year, which brought styling updates, additional features and a simplified powertrain lineup. The A3 is available as a sedan, convertible and Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid. In addition, the sedan is offered in the performance-oriented S3 guise. Competitors include the BMW 2 Series and Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

New for 2018
Two data and charging USB ports and heated front seats are standard on all models. Premium Plus models add Audi Side Assist, which monitors blind-spot traffic, and the optional Technology Package adds a Bang & Olufsen sound system to its contents.

S3
The S3 is a performance variant of the A3 sedan with a 292-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, Quattro all-wheel drive and a six-speed dual-clutch transmission. A new S Sport Package is available for 2018 with red brake calipers and the Audi magnetic ride suspension.

What’s Special


Sportback e-tron
The Sportback e-tron is a plug-in hybrid hatchback — the only A3 hatchback offered in the U.S. It comes only with front-wheel drive and a six-speed dual-clutch transmission. A unique driver-selected mode lets you recharge the plug-in battery while driving on the highway. For 2018, new 18-inch alloy wheels are available with the Sport Package.

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